Ideacity | Jun 14, 2012 | 18:02

Erika Ritter on human-animal relationships

Erika Ritter laments the injustice done to animals because of their inability to explain themselves. She argues that the human relationship with animals is constituted by a paradox between our compassion for and unfairness towards them, and that we try to resolve this by drawing closer to those animals we love and putting at a further distance those we commodify.

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